The interviews here help understand the multiple aspects of waste – waste as a resource, waste as livelihood, waste as pollution. Coming with diverse perspectives on waste, these speakers delve upon perceptions, management and politics of waste in the city. This section features waste managers, activists, community organisers, Officers of the Municipal Corporation, academicians.

Anand Jagtap

Anand Jagtap, Officer on Special Duty, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


Amita Bhide

Amita Bhide, Professor, Centre for Urban Policy and Governance , School of Habitat Studies, TISS, Mumbai


Seema Redkar

Seema Redkar, Community Development Officer, Ex-Officer on Special Duty, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


Surpriya Sonar and Mumtaz Shaikh

Surpriya Sonar and Mumtaz Shaikh, Activists, Right to Pee Campaign, Mumbai


Hariram Tanwar

Hariram Tanwar, General Secretary, All Plastic Recyclers Association. Mumbai


Dr. Shailesh Darokar

Dr. Shailesh Darokar, Chairperson Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies, TISS, Mumbai

Sunil Yadav

Sunil Yadav, M.Phil Scholar, Mumbai


Jyoti Mhapsekar

Jyoti Mhapsekar, Founding Member, Stree Mukti Sanghatana


Milind Ranade

Milind Ranade, General Secretary, Kachra Vahtuk Shramik Sangh, Mumbai


Janak Daftari

Janak Daftari, Environment Activist, Convenor of Maharashta Jal Biradri, Mithi Nadi Sansad, Mumbai


Bezwada Wilson

Bezwada Wilson, National Convenor Safai Karamchari Andolan